Malnutrition: Need to address Nigeria’s food shortage

Recently, the Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, has said that by June and August this year about seven million Nigerians would experience food shortage.

 

The food crisis according to FAO would be experienced in the FCT and 15 northern states; Borno, Adamawa, Yobe, Gombe, Benue, Taraba, Katsina, Jigawa, Kano, Bauchi, Pla [...]

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Unstable fiscal regime stifling Nigerian petroleum industry - Kyari

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari, has said that the absence of a stable fiscal environment is inhibiting the growth of the Nigerian petroleum industry, especially the upstream sector.

 

Kyari, who stated this while playing host to members of the House of Repres [...]

Wed, 23 September 2020

Local content: why indigenous operators need capacity upgrade- NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, says indigenous companies operating in the nation’s oil and gas sector must upscale their capacity for global competitiveness. 

 

The corporation also said indigenous operators need capacity upgrade in order to achieve the target of reducing the cost of oil producti [...]

Wed, 23 September 2020

FCC cautions Nigerians against job racketeers

The Federal Character Commission, FCC, has cautioned Nigerians against falling victims of job racketeers.

In an alert issued by the executive chairman of the FCC, Dr. Farida Muheeba Dankaka, she equally vowed to deal decisively with any staff found defrauding job seekers under whatever guise.

The commission said it was worried with [...]

Sun, 18 October 2020

Navy School, Makurdi, graduates 29 ratings

The Nigerian Navy Provost and Regulating School, Makurdi, has graduated three tiers of 29 ratings out of 34 nominated for the exercise.

The training which is aimed at maintaining discipline and also to carry out proper investigation into offences and crime prevention lasted for three months.

 

The Special Guest of honor [...]

Sun, 18 October 2020

2023: South East, North Central Forum holds conference

As part of preparations ahead of 2023 elections, the people of Southeast have opened dialogue with the people of the North Central in respect to their agitation to produce the next president of Nigeria.

Speaking at a press conference organized by the South East and North Central Forum in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, last week, chairm [...]

Sun, 18 October 2020

CCD alleges diversion of funds for PWDs

The Executive Director Centre for Citizens with Disabilities, CCD, David Anyaele, has frowned at the persistence of government agencies in diverting funds budgeted for people living with Disability, PWD, while lamenting on the level of corruption in the country.

He made this known during a special town hall meeting against corruption, org [...]

Sun, 18 October 2020

FG raises carrying capacity of FUCs to 30,000

The Federal Government has announced an increase in the number of admission spaces into Federal Unity Colleges, FUCs, from 26,000 to 30,000 beginning from the 2020/2021 academic session.

 

 

 

 

 

Permanent Secretary, Federal minis [...]

Sat, 17 October 2020

Publisher’s Detention: NUJ Slams IGP, Minister of State Power

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, FCT Council, has described as unfortunate and abuse of power the arrest and detention of Mr. Tom Oga Uhia, publisher of Power Steering magazine by the police.

 

Mr. Uhia was arrested Wednesday night in a Gestapo manner by the men of the Force Cr [...]

Fri, 16 October 2020

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